Navy vessel has captured an enemy vessel at sea since the War of 1812.
The French Expeditionary Corps, under command of General Alphonse Juin, moves into the mountains north of Monte Cassino. * The Soviet Union ceases production of the Mosin–Nagant 1891/30 sniper rifle. * Meat rationing ends in Australia. January 20 – WWII: * The Royal Air Force drops 2,300 tons of bombs on Berlin. * The United States 36th Infantry Division in Italy attempts to cross the Rapido River. January 22 – WWII: Operation Shingle: The Allies begin the assault on Anzio, Italy.
1991) June 19 – Chico Buarque, Brazilian musician June 21 * Carmen Cardinali Paoa, Chilean professor * Franco Cordova, Italian international football player * Corinna Tsopei, Greek actress, model and beauty queen who won Miss Universe 1964 * Ray Davies, English rock-singer and songwriter, co-founder of The Kinks * Kenny O'Dell, American country singer-songwriter (d.
2018) * Şerif Gören, Turkish film director * Haim Saban, Israeli-American media proprietor * David Trimble, Northern Irish Unionist political leader; recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize 1998 October 16 – Elizabeth Loftus, American cognitive psychologist and memory specialist October 20 – Clive Hornby, English actor (d.
2016) * Evan Chandler, American screenwriter, dentist (suicide 2009) January 26 * Angela Davis, African-American political activist, academic, and author * Jerry Sandusky, American child molester, Penn State coach January 27 * Peter Akinola, Nigerian religious leader * Mairead Maguire, Northern Irish peace activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize * Nick Mason, English rock drummer January 28 * Susan Howard, American actress * Rosalía Mera, Spanish fashion retailer (Zara) (d.
2008) October 21 – Jean-Pierre Sauvage, French scientist; recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016 October 25 * Jon Anderson, English rock singer-songwriter and musician * Ron Coote, Australian rugby league player * Kati Kovács, Hungarian jazz, pop and rock musician * Azizan Abdul Razak, Malaysian politician (d.
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